RSET 2013 – Rajasthan State Eligibility Test for Lectureship acronym as RSET is conducted by Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Ajmer for determining the eligibility for Lecturership in various Universities, Colleges and Institutions of Higher education in Rajasthan State only. The subjects are:
Name of the Subject
Name of the Subject
Computer Science and Application
* The candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies are also eligible to appear in the Subject “Population Studies” (Code No.-22).
Name of the Subject Subject
Name of the Subject Subject
Name of the Subject
1 Chemical Science 11 History 21 Political Science
2 Commerce 12 Home Science 22 Population Studies*
3 Computer Science and
13 Law 23 Psychology
4 Earth Science 14 Life Science 24 Public Administration
5 Economics 15 Management 25 Sanskrit
6 Education 16 Mathematical
7 English 17 Music 27 Urdu
8 Environmental Science 18 Philosophy 28 Visual Art
9 Geography 19 Physical Education
10 Hindi 20 Physical Science
* The candidates with Master’s Degree in
Geography (with specialization in
Population Studies are also eligible to
appear in the Subject “Population Studies”
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master's Degree OR equivalent examination from University/Institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science and Application, Earth Science, Population Studies, Education etc. are eligible for RSET Exam.
The Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Physically Handicapped (PH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master's degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
Note: Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master's degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their Master's degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PH/VH category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
Important:The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master's level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in RSET.
Candidates are required to appear in subject of their post-graduation only. In case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, the candidate may appear in UGC NET/UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year.
Note: Candidates possessing post-graduate diploma/certificate course(s), should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their course(s) with Master's Degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi Age Limits
There is no upper age limit to apply for K-SET Lectureship.
The syllabi for all the RSET papers is that of UGC/CSIR, NET examination.
For science subjects viz. Life Science, Chemical Science, Mathematical Sciences and Physical Science:
The paper I will be according to syllabi of UGC-NET.
The Paper II will be from the syllabi of Section (B) of paper I of CSIR and paper III will be from the syllabi of paper II of CSIR.
However candidates can get detailed syllabus from the following websites:-
RPSC, Ajmer: www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in
UGC (NET): www.ugc.ac.in
CSIR (NET): www. csirhrdg.res.in
RSET exam consists of two session containing three papers i.e Paper I, Paper II and Paper III.
No of Questions
60 questions out of which 50
questions are to be attempted
1Hr. 15 Mins.
50 questions all compulsory
1Hr. 15 Mins.
75 questions all compulsory
2Hr. 30 Mins.
Paper- I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
Paper- II & III shall consists Objective type questions based on the subject selected by the candidate.
Minimum Marks to will be as given below
GENERAL/Category-I, IIA, IIA, IIIA, IIIB
Only such candidates who obtain the minimum required marks in each Paper, separately, as mentioned above, will be considered for final preparation of result.
There will be no negative marking.
A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II and paper-III.
For Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates thirty minutes extra time shall be provided separately for paper - I and paper - II. For Paper - III forty five minutes extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. Those Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand writing can also avail these services by making prior request (at least one week before the date of SET) in writing to the centre superintendent. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Physically Handicapped candidates.
In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Hindi version, the questions in English version shall be taken as final.
How to apply for Rajasthan State Eligibility Test?
Aspiring candidates can apply Online which can be filled up through eMitra Kiosk or C.S.C. authorized by state Govt. The candidate should pay a sum of Rs. 40 (Rs.30 for filling of the application form + Rs. 10 for depositing of examination fee) in addition to examination fee. Candidate can fill up his application form at his own level on www. rpsconline.rajasthan.gov.in, after depositing examination fee at e-mitra kiosk/CSC.
The Proforma and instruction for filling the Online Application Form is available on the commission’s website.
Note: Before his/her final submission of online application, the applicant should take a print-out of the filled up application form for his/her record and to ensure that all the entries have been filled by him/her correctly.
Note: The creamy layer candidates of backward class/Special backward class of Rajasthan and the SC/ST/OBC/S.B.C. (creamy layer/Non-creamy layer) candidates other than Rajasthan, come into General category.
RSET Examination Fee and Mode of Payment
The candidate should submit his/her examination fees through E-Mitra Kiosk, C.S.C. Center authorized by the Rajasthan Government. The Category wise Fee are as under:-
For BC/SBC(Creamy layer) of Rajasthan state and General Candidates : Rs. 650
For BC/SBC (Non-Creamy layer) of Rajasthan state Candidates : Rs. 350
For SC/ST of Rajasthan state and All the PH /VH Candidates : Rs. 200
RSET Exam Validity
The SET certificate is valid for that particular state only and forever. Recruitment to the post of lecturer may be made from among the SET qualified candidates by Universities/Colleges/ Recruitment Agencies as per their prescribed procedures and Rules & Regulations.
RSET Test Centres
RSET will be held on following centres. The candidate has to select one out of them:
Note: The Commission has the right to allot any center other than the selected centre without assigning reason. Admission Card along with Attendance Sheet will be uploaded on Website before Exam and candidate may appear in Exam by downloading it.
Rajasthan State Eligibility Test Exam Date
RSET exam is normally held in the month of July/August every year.
Rajasthan State Eligibility Test - RSET 2013
RSET 2013 Important Dates
Date of Notification and Availability of Application Form